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Voyages of The Dutch Brig of War Dourga.
1st English edition. London. James Madden. 1840. 2 black and white folding maps, xxiv366pp, some light browning, nineteenth century half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards, recased, binding showing some light wear but generally very good. Hill p.35726. F.3016. First published in Dutch in 1828. This most interesting volume describes Kolff's experiences during his voyage along the southern parts of the Moluccan archipelago and along the south west coast of New Guinea when he went in search of former Dutch East India forts which had been abandoned some years earlier to survey their condition and in an effort to re-establish contact and trade with the native people. Includes a chapter on Timor as well as a number of chapters on New Guinea, the Arru islands and the Tenimber Islands and several on other smaller islands including the Serwatty Islands, Damma, Lakor, Luan, Baba and Noa and Roma. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 87767).
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